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This New Cleanser Softens Skin and Smells Like Roses

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Photo: Diptyque Nourishing Cleansing Balm via Joliette, $65

It's no secret that Diptyque knows how to light up a room in style. And as it turns out, the Parisian brand's new skincare line is adept at giving skin a radiant glow.

In search of a cleanser that would take care of the dullness and dryness imparted by the winter-that-will-not- quit, we recently picked up the nourishing cleansing balm ($65) from the new L'Art du Soin line.

This oil-based product has a few different superpowers. When applied to a dry face, it serves as a silky makeup remover. Mix it with water, and it turns into a lotion; it can also be used as a mask (just let it sit on the skin and work its softening magic for 10 minutes.) Sure, this is probably not the ideal everyday cleanser for those prone to oily skin. But for adding a little glow and softness in time for spring, this is a luxe-feeling, safe bet. Bonus: it smells like a rose garden in bloom.
· Diptyque Paris [Official Site]
· Sneak Peek: Diptyque's Holiday Collection [Racked Chicago]

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